Archive for September, 2012

Trayvon Martin – Media Forum

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Trayvon Martin – Media Forum (L/R- Francis Oliver, Susan Vernon-Devlin, Jennifer Bisram, and Mark Russell)
Hear a panel of Central Florida black media professionals, a community activist and a crisis management consultant to the city of Sanford discuss and answer audience questions about local media coverage of the death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman and its effect on the Sanford community length – 40:33.

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Walt Griffin – Superintendent Seminole County Public Schools

Walt Griffin, superintendent, Seminole County Public Schools (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Walt Griffin was appointed superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools in July 2012. At a recent Seminole County League of Women Voters Hot Topics luncheon, Griffin discusses his vision for the future of the district schools, their current status and the new ePathways initiative. (Length: 24:13)

(Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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UCF Public History Center

UCF Public History Center (photo - CMF Public Media)
The Public History Center is a collaboration between UCF and Seminole County schools to launch an innovative program for the study and practice of community history in Central Florida. Under the direction of UCF history professor Dr. Rosalind Beiler, the former student museum will welcome students and the public to a creative history experience (length – 15:42)

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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